Area Residents May Notice Increased Noise
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An artillery live-fire exercise will be conducted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. from June 8-12 at Fort Indiantown Gap.
Live-fire exercises using 155-millimeter artillery, conducted approximately six times a year, are announced to alert area residents to the potential for increased noise levels.
Fort Indiantown Gap offers more than 17,000 acres and 140 training areas and facilities for year-round training. It annually supports 19,000 Pennsylvania National Guard personnel and more than 130,000 other states' Guard, military, law enforcement, and civilian personnel each year. It is the only live-fire, maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania.
For more information, visit the DMVA online at www.dmva.state.pa.us.
Media contact: Maj. Cory Angell, 717-861-8829 (office); 717-821-6389 (cell)
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs